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Placerville, California
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
Rock & Gem Show
Show Activities Dealers Case Displays Demonstrations
2021 Show Coupon
Available Sep/Oct
Special Exhibits Map to Fairgrounds Visitor Links

OUR SHOW
INCLUDES:


DEALERS

Our dealers offer quality material and are pleased to answer questions about their products

DEMONSTRATIONS
Watch as members show how rocks are  shaped and polished and how jewelry is made.  Even see how beads can be made from glass!

CASE DISPLAYS
See beautiful rocks, minerals, handcrafted jewelry, precious metals, petrified wood,
fossils & artifacts
on display by
members & guests

FLUORESCENTS
See a special
display of  bright, colorful and glowing rocks.


BARGAIN ROCKS
All kinds of rough
rocks & minerals to choose from at great prices.


SILENT AUCTION
Another way to
acquire a variety of rocks and minerals.  The price is up to you when you bid!



ROCK IDENTIFICATION
Find out how
geologists identify rocks and minerals.


EDUCATIONAL
DISPLAY & HANDOUTS
This year's display will be about the shapes of Crystals.

F
REE ROCKS
FOR KIDS!
Kids get a ticket
at the door for a
FREE ROCK.

 ACTIVIES FOR KIDS

 Gem Search FREE
Treasure Hunt FREE
"The Wheel"
Miners Mountain
Pendant Carving

GEODE CUTTING
Geodes are cut open for free with each purchase of a Geode of your choice!
Watch as our members skillfully saw the geodes, and you will
"See the Surprise within!"

GRAB BAGS
include crystals, polished stones, petrified wood, rocks and minerals ...much of which is collected by our members on our field trips.
All of this in a 
colorful handmade
drawstring bag!


Food and
Refreshment
available



Great Show for
experienced rockhounds and for those who want to learn more about this wonderful hobby.

Fun for the
Whole Family!



Demonstrations  LOCATED IN EXHIBIT HALL

See skilled artisans demonstrating Lapidary and Jewelry-making Techniques throughout the show.
 
2020 DEMONSTRATORS.
We hope that these talented artisans can return for this year's show.
We will post the 2021 list nearer to our show dates.
Beading & Silver Crochet Carollyn Lutton
Chain Making Margaret Kolaczyk
Gem Faceting Janet Steigerwald
 Jewelry Making Jennier Rhodes
Lampwork Bead Making Victoria Perez Mott
Lapidary Techniques Cheri Bratton
Cabochon Grinding/Shaping John Dolman, Jr.
Stone Carving Edwina
Wire Art Jennifer Stone
 
MINERAL IDENTIFICATION
IN PERSON
James Hutchings

DISPLAY:
DIAMGRAMS OF THE BASIC SHAPES OF CRYSTALS
Educational handouts available
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